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Defeating Diabetes

Defeating Diabetes

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By Brenda Davis, RD & Tom Barnard, MD
Defeating Diabetes offers real hope and real solutions to those with type-2 diabetes. Recent health studies have confirmed that a low-fat, vegan (meat- and dairy-free) diet works best to not only manage but reverse the symptoms of type-2 diabetes.

The authors guide you through the practical steps you need to take to construct a diet and lifestyle that really works. Their no-nonsense approach presents everything you need to know to make wiser dietary and lifestyle choices.

You'll find out how to: take control of your blood sugar levels, find out which carbohydrates are actually good for you, achieve and maintain a healthy body weight, arm yourself with protective dietary fats, use nutritional supplements for blood sugar control, and improve exercise, sex, sleep, and self-care.

Included are more than 50 easy and delicious recipes using whole foods along with suggestions on how to convert traditional favorites laden with fat and cholesterol into high-fiber, healthful dishes.

These user-friendly and evidence-based recommendations will help anyone with diabetes become more healthy.

About the Authors

Brenda Davis is past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association. She is currently in the Marshall Islands conducting a diabetes study. Brena is co-author with Vesanto Melina of Becoming Vegetarian andBecoming Vegan.

Tom Barnard, MD, specializes in disease risk assessment and management. He is adjunct professor of human biology and nutritional sciences at the University of Guelph, and clinical adjunct professor of family medicine at the University of Western Ontario.

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